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1955 Lincoln Capri



Lot : SP130

1955 Lincoln Capri Custom ” Mucha Muchacha”

 

Auctioned on SAT, 2013-04-12

Auctioned at The Toronto Spring Classic Car Auction 2013

 

Sold at $ 66,000

 

Transmission: Automatic

Exterior Color: Pink

Interior Color:Pink

 

Once in a lifetime car is up for auction! Fantastic cruiser. 1st known 55 Lincoln Chopped Radical. Always extremely cared for and garage kept. Was recently brought to Canada from San Leandro Calif. and built by the best. Please read additional window card.

” Mucha Muchacha”
This once in a lifetime car is up for auction ! It’s a fantastic cruiser. Drives and runs excellent.First known 55 Lincoln Chopped Radical Custom. It looks gorgeous, as perfect as when finished in 2009. It has always been extremely cared for.Always garage kept under a California Cover. Car was recently brought to Canada from San Leandro California and built by the best. Please read the following for awards, magazine coverage and build details.
AWARDS
• World’s Most Beautiful Custom Achievement Award – Sacramento Autorama 2009
• 1st Place Class Award – Grand National Roadster Show 2009.
• 1st Place Class Award – Sacramento Autorama 2010
• 1st Place Best Radical Custom – San Francisco Rod, Custom & Motorcycle Show 2009
• John D’Agostino Kustom Award – San Francisco Rod, Custom & Motorcycle Award 2009
• Lucky 7 Outstanding Custom Award – San Francisco Rod, Custom and Motorcycle Show 2009
• Coolest Custom Awawrd – West Coast Kustoms Grand National Roadster Show 2009
• Outstanding Excellence Award – Blackie Gejejans Invitation only Fresno Autorama 2010
• Award of Excellence – Good Guys All American Get Together 2009
• Cool Custom Award – Goodguys West Coast Nationals 2009
• Best Interior – Midnight Mass Car Show Sacramento 2009
• Best Interior – – Billetproof 2010
• Best in Show / Heavy Hitter Award – Gambino’s Sit Down Show 2011
• Best Custom – Billetproof 2010
MAGAZINES
• Rod & Custom – Cover & Feature
• Hop Up Magazine
• Goodguys Gazette
• Traditional Rod & Kulture
• Street Rodder
• Kustoms Illustrated
• Gasoline ( Sweeden )
ABOUT THE BUILD and CRAFTMANSHIP
• Aiello Customs (Pacheco, CA Paint: PPG – Body Pink with Gold Pearl,
roof Metallic Pink with Gold Pearl
• Airbags and suspension work : Alex Gambino of Gambino Kustoms, San Jose CA.
• Upholstery – Devine’s Custom Interiors.
• Chrome: Superior Chrome ( San Jose )
and Sherm’s Plating ( Sacramento )
• Dropped bumper 2 inches and narrowed 5 inches
• Frenched the grille and added extra bars to it
• Headlights 56 Olds rings
• Rear ’55 Packard taillights
• Above rear bumper horizontal bodyline removed
• Rear bumper smoothed
• Licence plate frenched
• Whole car is totally seamless ( bumpers contoured to the car )
• Stainless skirt fabricated for car to eliminate wheel arch and to blend
in with rest of rear quarter trim
• Chop 3 inches front and 3.5 inches rear
• Everything shaved
• Door and hood corners rounded
• Door poppers installed
• Hubcaps, part Olds dishes and 57 Lincoln Premiere centres
• Gas filler removed
• Undercarriage painted
• New suspension air ride in the front and air shocks in the rear
• Exhaust tips courtesy of 1940’s Wedgwood stove
• Motor Stock Lincoln 341 Y block rebuilt by M&M Cylinder Heads – Hayward CA
Less the 100 miles on the rebuilt
• Motor painted by Darryl Hollenbeck of Vintage Color Studios – Concord CA
• Rebuilt Stock Transmission
• Power windows ( rebuilt 12v motors )
• Electronic Ignition